Niphanda asialis   (de Niceville,1895)


ON : Azanus asialis  de Niceville,1895
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 10(1):33-34, pl.S, fig.22‰.
TL : Battak mountains, NE.Sumatra.
Distribution : India to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Malay Pen., Sumatra.


Synonym

Lycaena marcia  Fawcett,1904 : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1904(2)(1):139, pl.9, fig.7(‰).  TL. Tounghoo, Burma.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Niphanda cymbia marcia ; Godfrey,1916 : 137. (Prae: Mae Song forest)
Niphanda fusca marcia ; Fruhstorfer,1915-1924 : 901. (Siam)
Niphanda asialis marcia ; Pinratana,1981 : 69, pl.11, figs.7‰,8Š,9‰(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Niphanda asialis marcia ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 66, fig.83‰. (Umphang: Tha Sai ; Umphang)
Niphanda asialis marcia ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 588, pl.266, fig.L157,‰,‰(Un),Š,Š(Un). (Chiang Mai / Umphang)

[ LAOS ]
Niphanda asialis marcia ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 73, pl.104, figs.A7‰,A8‰(Un). (Vang Vieng)
Niphanda asialis marcia ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 216, pl.112, figs.‰,‰(Un),Š. (Oudomxay)

[ VIETNAM ]
Niphanda asialis ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 28, fig.L-164‰,Š. (Lam Dong: Dambri)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Huai Pung.    1993.02.10   1‰    P.Sukkit      (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Mai Klai.     1993.02.20   1‰    P.Sukkit      (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.         1987.01.29   1‰    A.Wakaumi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.         1983.02.     1‰    Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.         1983.03.03   1‰    Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.         1983.03.03   1‰    Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.         1983.03.05   2‰    Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.         1983.03.11   1‰    Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.         1986.03.14   1‰    Y.Inayoshi    (YI)

Notes
Literature

de Niceville, C.L.A.,1895 : On new and little-known Lepidoptera from the Indo-Malayan Region, (1).
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 10(1):13-40, pls.R,S,T.

Fawcett, J.M.,1904 : On some New and Little-known Butterflies, mainly from high elevations in the N.E. Himalayas.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1904(2)(1):134-141, pl.9.

1999.07.11 - 2011.03.15.